Emergency Landing at Gatwick

Flights in and out of Gatwick were suspended today after an aircraft was forced to make a full emergency landing due to a "technical issue."

The Virgin A320 had left Gatwick bound for Orlando when it had to return to make the landing.

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Fifteen hospitalised after landing

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Trust has confirmed that fifteen people were taken to hospital after a plane made an emergency landing at Gatwick airport today.

Fourteen of the patients were taken to two major trauma centres - St George's Hospital and Royal Sussex County Hospital - suffering from suspected fractures.

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